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Farkhanur Gavrilova, mother of Ruslan Gavrilov who is reported to have killed in Syria, looks on while speaking to the Associated Press in the village of Kedrovoye, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Gavrilova's son Ruslan was one of seven men in this village of 2,300 who are believed to have joined a private military company called Wagner.  The company reportedly was involved in an attack on U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria on Feb. 7 and suffered devastating losses in a U.S. counterstrike. (AP/Nataliya Vasilyeva)
Farkhanur Gavrilova, mother of Ruslan Gavrilov who is reported to have killed in Syria, looks on while speaking to the Associated Press in the village of Kedrovoye, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Gavrilova's son Ruslan was one of seven men in this village of 2,300 who are believed to have joined a private military company called Wagner.  The company reportedly was involved in an attack on U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria on Feb. 7 and suffered devastating losses in a U.S. counterstrike. (AP/Nataliya Vasilyeva)

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